four-hitter


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Noun1.four-hitter - a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 4 hitsfour-hitter - a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 4 hits
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
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North Douglas 9, Oakridge 2: Austin Gordon and Carson Burris combined on a four-hitter with six strikeouts for North Douglas (11-4, 5-2).
Ryan Burr and Aaron Bummer each pitched one inning to complete a four-hitter in the finale of a seven-game trip.
Auburn 4, Oxford 1: Freshman Julia Handfield hurled a four-hitter and struck out 10 and went 2 for 3 with a pair of triples and an RBI as the No.
Kazuyuki Hoashi and Hideaki Wakui each threw four shutout innings and combined with two relievers on a four-hitter.
Satoru Kanemura threw a four-hitter over eight strong innings, leading the Nippon Ham Fighters to a 1-0 shutout of the Orix Buffaloes on Sunday.
ANDY PETTITTE pitched a four-hitter over seven innings as the New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 in the American League divisional series.
Sasaki (2-4) relieved James Moyer, who matched Anaheim starter Kevin Appier by pitching a four-hitter through eight innings, with the game tied 0-0 in the ninth at Safeco Field and allowed back-to-back singles before a wild pitch and a Shawn Wooten sacrifice fly put the Angels on the board.
At Minnesota, LaTroy Hawkins and four relievers combined on a four-hitter as the Minnesota Twins topped the Chicago White Sox, 2-1 in the rubber game of their three-game series.
JUNCTION -- Garrett Rushing tossed a four-hitter, while Grant Bosaw and Drake Scherrer accounted for six of the Hawks' nine hits in a 7-0 shutout win over Norris City-Omaha-Enfield Tuesday afternoon.
Correction (published May 21, 2015): Pleasant Hill's Emily Waitshad two hits and drove in two runs, and pitched a four-hitter, to lead the Billies in their 7-1 softball win over Harrisburg on Tuesday.
1918 -- Babe Ruth pitched a four-hitter for Boston in the season opener and drove in two runs in a 7-1 victory over Philadelphia.
LOUIS -- Jack Flaherty and four relievers combined on a four-hitter, Matt Carpenter homered and the St.